[issue8563] [PEP 3147] compileall.compile_file() creates empty __pycache__ directories for non-.py files

Barry A. Warsaw report at bugs.python.org
Thu Apr 29 20:41:18 CEST 2010

Barry A. Warsaw <barry at python.org> added the comment:

I guess I don't see the point in removing __pycache__ when the only .py file in the package directory has a SyntaxError.  I think that will be a rare case. Won't there usually be other .py files that compile just fine?


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